Media Alert: Will a Secret Land Deal Bring a Mega Chicken Operation to Your Block?

Public meeting set to discuss the private sale of 300 acres to poultry giant Mountaire Farms that could damage local air, water, health and land values WHAT: A public meeting hosted by C.O.S.T. (Community Opposed to Secret Transaction)… Read More

Media Alert: Michigan’s CAFO Water Permit Review Can Improve Environmental Protections and Weak Enforcement But Is DEQ Listening?

Groups target January 21st public meeting and open comment period for upgrades to state’s water pollution policies for nearly 300 large-scale animal feeding operations LANSING, MI ”JANUARY 16, 2015 ”Today, Michigan-based and nationally-recognized environmental and community groups are… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Residents Have Reason to Fear Mega Dairy in Smith Valley, Nevada

Are Residents Worried About a Mega Dairy Coming to Smith Valley? They Should Be. WHAT: A community meeting to learn about and discuss the health, environmental, air/water quality and economic risks of the large-scale industrial dairy planned for… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Appeal Against Massive Delaware Poultry Plant To Be Heard Monday, Oct. 13

Opponents of Sussex County Industrial Poultry Plant Get their Day in Court Oct. 13th Superior Court appeal arguments to target potentially hazardous use  zoning decision and  rules violations by Delaware BOA   WHAT: Oral arguments for the… Read More

Arizona Media Alert: National Experts to Speak at Tonopah Town Hall Meeting April 28th

The Impact of Factory Poultry Operations National Experts Will Speak at Tonopah Town Hall Meeting, April 28th  WHAT Save Tonopah Oppose Poultry Plant (STOPP) will host experts from nationally-recognized industrial farming authority and community advocacy action group, the… Read More

Media Alert: It’s Time to Talk A Public Meeting to Discuss the Future of Agriculture, Family Farming and Healthy Living in Delta County

What: A coalition of organizations dedicated to sustainable agriculture, economically-viable farming practices and preserving the public health and stability of rural communities will hold an open forum called Good Food, Responsible Agriculture & Preserving Our Rural Economy in… Read More

Media Alert: Will New Mexico’s Water Quality Standards Be ‘Milked’ for All They’re Worth?

What: New Mexico dairy industry’s petition to roll-back vital water, environmental and human health safety standards before the New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission. [WQCC Meeting Agenda Item #8] When: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 beginning at 9:00 AM… Read More